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Obituary: HOFFMAN, HOWARD

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 10:39 p.m. MDT

Howard Edward Hoffman 1915 ~ 2011

Howard Edward Hoffman was born in Lewiston, UT, to Edward and Lillian Andersen Hoffman on Sept. 15, 1915. Died June 20, 2011 at age 95 at his daughter's home in Idaho Falls. Married Lucile Pingree on Mar 31, 1938, in the Logan, Utah, LDS Temple. Survived by seven children: Barbara McConochie, Judy Twede, Wallace Hoffman, Kathleen Briggs, Mary Lou Staten, Doug Hoffman, John Hoffman; 28 grandchildren, 74 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife and two brothers; one brother and one sister survive him. A graduate of Utah State University, he worked as a chemist but also designed and built several of his homes. Always cheerful and hard-working, Howard was active in the LDS church where he served as a stake missionary, temple worker, and other positions. He loved gardening and farming. Very dedicated to family and country, he was involved in politics until the end. He had a keen intellect and was beloved by family and posterity. Integrity was his strongest trait and principle. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rosecrest First Ward, 3101 South 2300 East. Friends may visit with the family on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, and at the church on Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:40 prior to services. Interment and dedication of the grave on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Ogden City Cemetery. Online tributes and comments to the family may be posted at: www.holbrookmortuary.com